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Miglioretti Awarded $7.5 Million to Evaluate Supplemental Breast Imaging

Diana Miglioretti, UC Davis dean’s professor of biostatistics and an internationally recognized breast cancer screening expert, has received $7.5 million to determine the effectiveness of two supplemental breast screening and diagnostic workup...
25-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Supplement Boosts Kidney Cancer Therapy

Researchers at UC Davis have shown that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a fatty acid commonly found in fish and fish oil supplements, reduces renal cell carcinoma invasiveness, growth rate, and blood vessel growth when combined with the anti-cancer...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeted Hepatitis B Virus Screening Effective in Addressing Infection, Liver Disease Risk


A community-based hepatitis B virus screening effort led by UC Davis researchers found that targeted outreach to Asian American populations can identify groups at high risk for infection and direct them to appropriate follow-up care to help prevent...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas


UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy following surgery benefits older patients more than their younger counterparts, a surprising finding that could change the way some patients are treated for soft tissue sarcomas (STS). Also, the...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"Coloring Therapy" Helps Ease Patients' Stress


Coloring provides a quiet respite at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
15-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Young, Poor African Americans and Hispanics Have Harder Time Beating Hodgkin Lymphoma


African American and Hispanic adolescents and young adults fare far worse than their white counterparts when faced with a mostly curable type of cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, a study by a UC Davis epidemiologist has found
29-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making a Safe Procedure Even Safer

In a comprehensive modeling study, researchers from UC Davis and other institutions have found that breast cancer screening with digital mammography poses only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women. However, the research...
6-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

More Research Needed on Evaluation of Dense Breasts

A systematic review of the scientific literature on dense breasts by researchers at UC Davis and other institutions has found that determinations of breast density can be unreliable and that as many as 19 percent of women are re-categorized as dense...
6-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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